Posts by Brigid Brown

Simon Pegg Takes Helm of the Enterprise, Co-Writing ‘Star Trek 3′

Simon Pegg will be pulling double-duty on the third installment of the Star Trek film series, set to co-write and star, reports BBC News.

10 Sir John Hurt Roles Everyone Should Watch

Sir John Hurt made his first appearance on the big screen at the wee age of 22 as a university student in The Wild and the Willing, opposite Ian McShane. The British actor, who was knighted this past year, turns 75 today (January 22), …

Exclusive Clip: Bomb Threat Hits ‘Babylon’ in Episode Three

SundanceTV’s six-part series Babylon hits the halfway mark on Thursday, January 22. By episode three, American PR professional Liz Garvey (Brit Marling) has gotten her full-stride and has the support of Commissioner Miller (James …

WATCH: Colin Firth’s Children Less Than Impressed with His ‘Kingsman’ Stunts

Colin Firth action star. Hmm, it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue just yet. Even his own children had a giggle, watching him train in their own back garden for his role as a secret agent in Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Watch: David Tennant Narrates ‘Pets: Wild at Heart’

If you’ve seen the highly popular video series featuring tiny hamsters eating tiny burritos (or tiny pizza, or tiny Thanksgiving dinner), then you know that hamsters are the “in” pet these days. Now, partner one of those …

5 Britcentric Originals on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime

Online streaming services are making huge strides with original series like Amazon’s two-time Golden Globe-winning Transparent, and Netflix’s three-time Emmy Award-winning Orange is the New Black. Now, what might they …

WATCH: Sir Patrick Stewart Acts Out Annoying Airplane Passenger Quirks

The secret is out: Patrick Stewart is a lot of fun to play around with.

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel does a lot of traveling, and recruited the British actor to help him act out a recent Expedia poll on airplane etiquette, which asks fliers to name the most annoying type of passenger, like the “Chatty …

10 British Go-To Pubs in NYC

You can only do so much shopping and sightseeing. Don’t you just want to sit down and have a pint when out and about in NYC?

WATCH: Martin Freeman in ‘The Eichmann Show’ Trailer

Sherlock’s Martin Freeman takes on the hard-hitting role of American TV producer Milton Fruchtman, who fought to televise the 1961 trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.

WATCH: Dev Patel Stars in New ‘Chappie’ Trailer

Some of the greatest inventions come about by accident, as is the case in the new robot adventure film Chappie.